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May 2017

Government launches road show to promote lithium-related business

19 May 2017

The period for presenting expressions of interest ends on June 30. The government met with companies in Germany. A seminar took place in Frankfurt yesterday to present the call by the two institutions for local and international companies to participate in the process for selecting the company or companies that will be able to develop […]

Chile: the first country in Latin America in Eureka Network

19 May 2017

Chile is a Latin American Hub for business and innovation partnership. We are ranked 1st in Latin America and the Caribbean region in Innovation and Dynamic Entrepreneurship. Besides, with more than 60 trade agreements with different countries, Chile’s domestic market get transformed to one of over 4,300 million potential consumers around the world, which sets […]

Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications launches term sheets for tender for the Southern Optical Fiber Project

18 May 2017

The deadline for receiving submarine and overland proposals is between July 17 and 31. Yesterday, the Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications (MTT) presented the new term sheets for the tender for the Southern Optical Fiber Project (FOA), a process that will begin shortly. Under the calendar for the tender, bids for the submarine cable must […]

Chile seeks to position itself on radar of Asia: Tempting Chinese investors

17 May 2017

Not only Chinese products but also Chinese services and investment have made their way to a large part of the world. However, in the case of Chile, this road has not been opened with the same ease as in other countries. For this reason, the director of InvestChile, Carlos Álvarez, participated in a seminar about […]

President Bachelet concludes successful official visit to China by signing some ten economic agreements

15 May 2017

The cooperation agreements will deepen bilateral relations in agriculture, science, technology, investment and innovation. In addition, Chile joined the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). President Michelle Bachelet led a successful commercial mission to China. The state visit began with a bilateral meeting with China’s President Xi Jinping during which some ten bilateral commercial agreements were […]

Director of InvestChile meets with Vice-Chairman of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade

12 May 2017

The meeting took place as part of the activities of the delegation accompanying President Michelle Bachelet on her official visit to China. The director of InvestChile, Carlos Álvarez, met today with Yin Zonghua, vice-chairman of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), in Beijing to discuss collaboration between the two institutions to increase Chinese […]

April 2017

InvestChile Public Report: Investment for US$5,300 million attracted in 2016-2017

27 April 2017

The Foreign Investment Promotion Agency is consolidating a far-reaching institutional change and plans to open three offices overseas   The director of InvestChile, Carlos Álvarez, provided an account of the Agency’s activities in 2016-2017, during an event attended by Economy Minister Luis Felipe Céspedes and Undersecretary for Economy Natalia Piergentili. During the presentation of InvestChile’s […]

InvestChile and CORFO officially launch 2017 call to promote high value-added lithium investments

13 April 2017

The aim is to reach important international players able to implement projects of this type in Chile. Chile offers a real opportunity to invest in the value-added lithium industry, pointed out the government’s Economic Development Agency (CORFO) and InvestChile during the official launch yesterday of a call to manufacture value-added lithium products in the country. […]

International Investment Forum Chile 2017 closes with more than 96 meetings

10 April 2017

The event, organized by the country’s foreign investment promotion agency InvestChile, brought together in Chile 60 foreign companies with and without a presence in the country. The fourth International Investment Forum Chile 2017 closed with the participation of representatives from 38 foreign companies not yet present in Chile, as well as 22 companies already established […]

IV International Investment Forum Chile 2017

05 April 2017

INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT FORUM CHILE 2017 IN THE NEWS   More than 43 investor companies from 15 countries attend International Investment Forum Chile 2017 The fourth International Investment Forum Chile began this morning in the presence of Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet; the Ministers of Economy, Economic Development and Tourism, Luis Felipe Céspedes, and Finance, Rodrigo Valdés; […]